ABUJA – The Presidential candidate of the African Action Congress (AAC), Omoyele Sowore, has revealed that the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the 2023 general election, Bola Tinubu slept all through the meeting presidential candidates held with the National Peace Committee (NPC) in Abuja today (Friday).
The National Peace Committee met with some presidential candidates and other stakeholders on breaches to the Peace Accord signed in September 2022.
Also in attendance for the meeting were the vice presidential candidates of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Ifeanyi Okowa; and New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP), Bishop Isaac Idahosa.
The Chairman of the NPC, General Abdulsalami Abubakar (rtd); Secretary, Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Matthew Kukah; and Sultan of Sokoto, Sa’ad Abubakar III also came for the meeting.
Others in attendance are leaders of political parties, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), the Nigeria Police, and civil society organisations.
Speaking on what happened at the meeting, Sowore said the candidate of the APC didn’t say a word all through the meeting because he was sleeping and their party’s National Chairman spoke in his stead.
“We just returned from a meeting of party leaders/Presidential candidates with the national peace committee in Abuja, the Presidential candidate of The @OfficialAPCNg @officialABAT slept through the meeting, he didn’t say a word. His party chair spoke on his behalf,” he tweeted on Friday.